Mr. Richard "Dickie" E. La Rock
Date of Death: January 18, 2020
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Richard (Dickie) Edward (he would always say the “E” stood for “Elegant”) La Rock passed away peacefully on January 18,  2020 at the age of 82. He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer at Mayo Clinic in Rochester MN in early October. It was at this time that he was placed in the care of his…

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Jeff Hartman left a message on January 31, 2020:
When I was a young man (Dumb as a box of rocks), I spent lots of time on the road with Dicky installing elevators. He was always in a great mood. Awesome sense of humor and patience of a saint. He would put cans of soup under a clamp light for us 30 minutes before lunch time, so we could have a warm meal on those cold jobs. Then he would make a little bed out of cardboard and construction materials, put his feet up, put his hands up on his belly and crash for 15 minutes. A few of my favorite expressions I learned from dick was ... “ Do you think I just fell off the turnip truck?” And him yelling” it’s dead nuts” while plumbing the hydraulic cylinder. One of my favorite memories, is him slipping on his work suspenders , tuning his little radio to his favorite station puckering his lips and doing his little twist dance. Believe me.... UNFORGETTABLE!!!! I will miss him dearly, just like everyone who knew him. God bless
Dan French left a message on January 31, 2020:
Dick was an experience to work with, to say the least. I can't think of him without repeating the one phrase he always said, but probably can't print it here. RIP Buster
Gary and Ginny Grasmick left a message on January 24, 2020:
We will remember his smile and good will toward us. He helped make our lives better through all his good deeds and thoughtfulness. We will miss seeing him drive by, wave and smile.
Jennifer smith left a message on January 23, 2020:
The best dang friend my dad could have, a great second dad. Love you Dickie.. say HI to my dad and mom duribg your 330pm Happy Hour cocktails..
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